Oracle Client Silent Installation on OEL8

Download oracle client from Oracle web site and copy to Linux machine. Unzip the file to any location. “client” folder will be extracted.

unzip LINUX.X64_213000_client.zip

Edit Response File

client_install.rsp file will be available in “client” folder -> “response” folder. Paths need to be according to your system.

set the following parameters –

UNIX_GROUP_NAME=oinstall

INVENTORY_LOCATION=/u01/oraclient/oraInventory

ORACLE_HOME=/u01/oraclient/app/oracle/product/21.0.0/client_1

ORACLE_BASE=/u01/oraclient/app/oracle

oracle.install.client.installType=Administrator

Installation

./runInstaller -showProgress -silent -responseFile /u01/client/response/client_install.rsp

[oracle@localhost client]$ pwd
/u01/client
[oracle@localhost client]$ export CV_ASSUME_DISTID=OL7
[oracle@localhost client]$ 
[oracle@localhost client]$ ./runInstaller -showProgress -silent -responseFile /u01/client/response/client_install.rsp
Starting Oracle Universal Installer...

Checking Temp space: must be greater than 415 MB.   Actual 85323 MB    Passed
Checking swap space: must be greater than 150 MB.   Actual 10239 MB    Passed
Preparing to launch Oracle Universal Installer from /tmp/OraInstall2023-08-05_01-25-43AM. Please wait ...[oracle@localhost client]$ The response file for this session can be found at:
 /u01/oraclient/app/oracle/product/21.0.0/client_1/install/response/client_2023-08-05_01-25-43AM.rsp

..........You can find the log of this install session at:
 /opt/oracle/oraInventory/logs/installActions2023-08-05_01-25-43AM.log

Prepare in progress.
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Prepare successful.

Copy files in progress.
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Copy files successful.

Link binaries in progress.
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Link binaries successful.

Setup files in progress.
..................................................   60% Done.
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Setup files successful.

Setup Inventory in progress.

Setup Inventory successful.

Finish Setup in progress.
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Finish Setup successful.
The installation of Oracle Client 21c was successful.
Please check '/opt/oracle/oraInventory/logs/silentInstall2023-08-05_01-25-43AM.log' for more details.

Setup Oracle Base in progress.

Setup Oracle Base successful.
..................................................   69% Done.

Prepare for configuration steps in progress.

Prepare for configuration steps successful.
..................................................   85% Done.

Oracle Client Configuration in progress.
Successfully Setup Software.
..................................................   100% Done.

Oracle Client Configuration successful.
[INS-10115] All configuration tools were previously executed successfully, no further configuration is required.

[oracle@localhost client]$

SQLPLUS/SQLLDR

Once the installation is completed set ORACLE_HOME, PATH and sqlplus/sqlldr can used.

export ORACLE_HOME=/u01/oraclient/app/oracle/product/21.0.0/client_1

[oracle@localhost client]$ $ORACLE_HOME/bin/sqlplus

SQL*Plus: Release 21.0.0.0.0 - Production on Sat Aug 5 01:35:16 2023
Version 21.3.0.0.0

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